Bush-league



minor league.
inferior or amateurish; mediocre:
a bush-league theatrical performance.
Contemporary Examples

CPAC: Come for the Crazy, Stay for the Party Michelle Cottle March 6, 2014

Historical Examples

Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson

adj.

A baseball minor league of professional or semiprofessional players (1908+)
Any subordinate, apprentice, or amateur enterprise: The road companies are sometimes bush leagues for aspirants to Broadway (1908+)

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